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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Black Sheep Sunday: Mike Dyer Arrested for Gambling

In early September 1894, the Nashville, Tennessee police officers visited gambling rooms at least twenty-five times within a week. They made some arrests, and one of the men arrested was my 2nd-great-grandmother's brother Mike Dyer.

Nashville Daily American, 10 September 1894, page 5

On 10 September 1894, Mike Dyer was fined $10.

 Nashville Daily American, 11 September 1894, page 6

This was not the first time that Mike Dyer had been arrested for gambling. On 28 August 1890, he was fined $10 for gaming.

 Daily American, 29 August 1890, page 5

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